Dance choreographer Ashley Lobo’s alma mater St. Xavier’s college is celebrating its 150th year and as part of the grand celebration, Ashley Lobo’s dance academy ‘The Danceworx’ choreographed a musical for the students of this college. The students of Ashley Lobo’s dance academy performed a jazz dance piece for the inaugural function which was held on the 3rd of January 2019 in Mumbai.
Ashley says “One always hopes to give back in some manner to their alma mater. St. Xavier’s holds many wonderful memories for me and is dear to my heart. I am happy that ‘The Danceworx’ has this opportunity to be a part of their milestone 150th year celebrations.”
Choreographer Ashley Lobo who studied at St. Xavier’s college, is the Founder and Artistic Director of ‘The Danceworx’ which specialises in teaching international dance styles such as Jazz, Classical Ballet, Contemporary Dance and Urban/Funk.
He is also the Artistic Director of Navdhara India Dance Theatre (NIDT), one of India’s premier artistic contemporary dance companies based out of Mumbai, which has toured extensively with their work, performing in USA, Canada, South Africa, Germany, Israel, Turkey, China, Bahrain, Taiwan, Poland and Mexico.
Ashley who has been a choreographer for over 37 years, has choreographed for over 30 films as well. He was also a former judge for a dance reality show in the recent past.